Swap-bot Time: February 5, 2023 4:30 pm


Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: February 5, 2023
Birthday: September 20, 1954
Country: United States


Please include the WHOLE name of of the SWAP on the OUTSIDE of ENVIE and your SWAP MEMBER Name outside on envie too. + inside envie/package too. If I can't read it I can't Rate you. include date of the SWAP too

Favorite Books

Mostly Fiction- Books about: Amish Life, Cook books, Old West, American Indians, Pioneers, Paperback Historical Romances, poetry, Gardening, Bread Baking, any Crafts- Crochet, Quilting. Paper Crafts, DIY -- Christian Fiction, Old Devotionals, Thrift Store Books, HomeSteading. Getting so Large Print is much easier to Read..Need to sort out some books that are taking up space..LOL

Favorite Movies

Hallmark Movies, Old Westerns, ...Martial Arts, History, Family Type Movies. New Firestick with Amazon..to watch movies and other TV Shows too.

Favorite Television

We have digital Antenna - Our son got us Fire Stick from Amazon to watch lots of free digital programing. Old MeTV shows like Adam-12 etc. NCIS-New Orleans, You Tube, Prime TV, Discovery, National Geographic etc. Masked Singer, How To and DIY shows.


Check out Rug Mugs or Potholders on Pinterest Oh MY could look on there for hours..

Crochet, Quilting ( I am a Wannabe), Sewing, Card making. Farm House style, Prim Style, Bookmark making, a little Painting..Pen and Ink... Love Decoupage

Wishing for:

Pieces of old Lace or crocheted edgings, Doilies, ,
Small Flat Charms to hang off Bookmarks, embellishments, 4"x6" Recipe Cards, , Unique/Vintage Buttons, Small Scraps of Quilting Fabric at least 5 inches Square, Different kinds of Twine and Cording Raffia, Hemp, Jute, Twill Ribbon, Vintage Labels -- Easy Crochet Pattern instructions,....Small Leather scraps, .. Love Anything Hand Made by You

Like to do/Collect

We have 40+ Blueberry Bushes as well as other Berries. Weeds come Free - LOL
~ Anything about Gardening, Flowers, Plants, Birds, Mother Earth News, Prevention, Organic Gardening, GRIT magazine,

I love Baking Pies, Scones, Home made Bread and Muffins. Sourdough Bread, Rye bread, Clover Leaf Rolls...Quick Breads.

~Homesteading, Feeding the Birds in the Winter months.

, I collect Wood Picnic Baskets ( great for storage of other stuff I collect like the Doilies), old Children's Grade School Readers and other Books that catch my eye at yard sales etc., Old household Linens - Old Calendar dishtowels, doilies, dresser scarves with crocheted edgings,
Hand made wood crafts- We have a hand carved wood hay fork. and big Carved Wooden Spoons . and Wood Saw. Vintage Rolling pins. . New or Vintage Postcards from your State Love Yard and Estate sales, Auctions..., Flea Markets, Thrift Stores, I Love my pieces of Pottery -that have Blueberries on them. found 2 more pottery pieces with Blueberries and Strawberries...We have 3 Amish made wood Rockers. 2 are Children's rockers. My Husband collects Beer Steins from Germany (marked), to add to his collection he brought home when He was stationed there (Army).

About Me

Its Official : I Retired on June 1, 2022 after working almost 18 yrs doing Home Care for Seniors/ dementia, Alz clients.

I have 3 sons, Justin (42), Adam (37), Zach (33) -- Husband Bill is 70 and Retired. He was a Tool & Die Maker and is the Chief Lawn Mower/tiller Man. (and dishwasher :D ) ! ! ! and he is an elected Township Trustee. I now have 6 Grandchildren- 3 grandsons , and 3 Granddaughters.

I drink mostly Water and Green Tea- Love this made into Sun Tea ! ! , Irish Breakfast Tea, White Tea, Herbal Tea, Love Raspberry, Blueberry, Blackberry, Peach, other similar Fruity Teas, , don't care for the Strong Flavor of black teas or the Orange Spicy ones Still love a Cold Glass of milk with Ice ! ! and who can pass up Ice cream ? or a Rootbeer Float? Or a tall glass of Vernors' Gingerale.

NON SMOKER Please do not send me swap items that smell like Cigarette Smoke

RECYCLE What ever I can.... you will see that I recycle Food Boxes into packages for Swaps..( Cake mix, Brownie, Cereal, Cracker)

Raised on a Farm, Nature Lover, Wildflowers, Wildlife...Gardening. Bird Feeders go up for the Winter. like the outdoors when I am not at work. But I sunburn easily.

I like the Darker Blues like navy, Blue Denim colors, Jewel tones, Not really into pinks or Yellow to wear, but finding I am liking shades of Purple, Violet, Plum. lavender, lilac.

I love the look and feel of Natural woods. Oak and other grained woods. + old Barn wood. and Stone and Brick. Beach Glass and Drift Wood.

sort of independent, sometimes conservative, prefer to stay out of the lead or limelight....
I don't Care for People who don't have COMMON SENSE or know how to use it... or Swappers who can't follow the Swap Requirements I am 68 yr old.

Always look Forward to receiving a Note or Letter you have Written to me included in the Card or package.. Love Reading about YOU , your family, Your Day, what you are Reading or watching on TV or Movies....

My Work... and Education

As of June 1, 2022 I am RETIRED. I worked for Comfort Keepers. Non-Medical In-Home Care for Seniors... I have been with this company for 17yrs. 8 mo. .

I worked almost 9 yrs in a Nursing/Rehab Home in the Activity Dept. / Recreational Activities with Residents. I was a State Tested Nursing Assistant (License with State of Ohio-since 1996- 9/2020, and attended a Wonderful Seminar in Dublin, Ohio as well as in Cleveland, Ohio..for Alzheimer's Patients and Music. Worked in several Factories too.

Where I Have Been....

.Would like to go visit the Alaska and Washington State and Oregon . maybe the Dakotas .... Maybe Florida to see the Orange Trees.. back to the New England States. also would like to visit Ireland and Scotland and Australia. my bucket wish list

just came back from Gatlinburg, TN. ( Oct. 2022)

Rating.and Flakers

Jan. 19, 2023 -- I will try to Rate you same day/next day that I Receive the Swap in the mail... I will always put my Swap-bot name and the name of the Swap on/in my package or Envelope**.
I love Hosting Swaps and try to make them interesting...and I check Your Ratings and Comments before Assigning Partners

"NOTE: I rate according to the criteria set for the Swap, so please follow it. I will PM you...

If you are going to be late, please let me know. I am very Understanding IF YOU Communicate with me BEFORE the Due Date.

If You do Not Contact me, I will not contact you before I rate. Also, I will not be Pressured into giving you a better rating just because you send Extras, so please don't try.".

If there is a Problem with anything I have sent you for a Swap - Please PM me ...before Commenting and I will contact you likewise

I have been Very Pleased with all of my Swaps and Thank You for the Wonderful Ratings and Hearts. and for the new Friends I have Made... ! ! ! I love Hosting Swaps too..


Comment: I appreciate all the effort you put into this card and thanks for the scripture on love. I actually have some special scissors to make pretty edging. I want to play with paper now. Also, the red raspberry tea was tasty! 26 eeeek, I start to bundle up in the 60’s 😅
Comment: Thank you Jean for this bookmark and note! I wish I could see like you do! It’s perfect.
grammypammy rated for TCHH: Happy Valentine's Day! on Jan 31, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the handmade Valentine's card and tea bag tuck-in! Happy Valentine's Day!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and enjoy your cup of Tea !
Comment: Thanks for the fun game
Response: I like reading others answers too. and some times see unusual ones. Thank you for Rating quickly ! ! !
HappyMom rated for Swapbot scattergories email swap on Jan 29, 2023
Comment: I loved your answers and plan to check out "Book Funnel"!
Response: Free books on Book Funnel sometimes.. Thank you for the Heart !
Comment: fun list
Response: Thank you for the Heart !
Comment: Oh my! Thank you for this beautiful coaster! Love it ❤️ And the jar post it’s, so very cute! Blessings to you!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and hope you are using the Coaster ! !
Comment: Hi Jean, what a great idea for decorating this envelope! I like all these textures and media.
Response: Thank you, I was just going to look to see if you had gotten it yet. Thank you for the Kind Comment and the Heart ! ! ! ! ! !
LindaW rated for TCHH ~ Just a Note #7 on Jan 21, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the encouraging notecard and mini notepads. The storms I have been dealing with is my health. Trusting God.
Response: Prayers for your Health improvement and Hugs and Thank you for the Heart !
Swan rated for Lets try Watercolors- January 2023 on Jan 19, 2023
Comment: Thank you! I agree this was an interesting swap.
Response: Thank you and Hope to see you in other Swaps soon.
monsbrick rated for USA URCF Christmas Card Swap on Dec 10, 2022
Comment: Happy Christmas and thank you Jean! I love the lace ribbon and the postcard too. May you have a blessed time with your granddaughter.
Response: You are Welcome and Thank you for the Heart.
worldtravelstephanie rated for recipe card swap 3 on Dec 9, 2022
Zefaniya rated for G.I.F.T. ~ Christmas Card Swap on Dec 8, 2022
Comment: Wow, that's a lot of cool things you can help out with! Very inspiring! And I LOVE this bookmark!
Comment: Thank you very much for the box of goodies you sent!! I’m waiting until Christmas to open. :) I’m sure I’ll love them!! Merry Christmas to you!!
aphinney rated for Chunk O Cardboard - August 2022 on Sep 22, 2022
dakotadee rated for Scrap Fabric Patchwork Pot holder on Aug 28, 2022
Comment: love the potholder you made. So bright and summer like. Thank you for the recipe cards.They fit well in my old metal recipe boxes.
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! !
Comment: Thank you so much for this heartfelt prayer ❤️ And thank you for the extra crafting goodies too!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and may you have a Blessed September !
AZmom875 rated for Fruit of the Spirit ~ JOY on Aug 21, 2022
Comment: Thank you for being a super partner. I love the watermelon tote bag, and all the Joy and watermelon written material. I was re-reading the joy Bible verses, So encouraging. Thanks for being a great Sister this month
Response: Thank you for the Heart and your kind words.. Blessings for September.
thequilterslink rated for PS ~ Summer Recipe Swap on Aug 17, 2022
Comment: Thank you
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! ! ! Haven't had much time the past few months to do much cooking- between being busy and too Hot ! ! Thank you for the Heart ! !
2Hearts rated for TCHH ~ Just a Note #3 on Aug 13, 2022
Comment: Loved your letter! It is always interesting to see how others live their daily lives! Thank you for sharing!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! I love writing letters but my hand writing not so good.

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yvonne401 on Feb 5, 2023:

Thank you for my nice Valentine's package for my January WTA! Nice variety of items.



24Donna on Feb 1, 2023:

Hi! I’m so happy your partner for fruit of the spirit! I’ll be praying for you! Message me any prayer requests you might have! God bless you ❤️ 🍊 goodness 🍊

whit763 on Jan 30, 2023:

I received the cross stitch magazine for the RAK group giveaway. Your right the apples are too cute!

LindaW on Jan 29, 2023:

You’re welcome. I thought the recipe would be useful for you.

Highlander18 on Jan 28, 2023:

❤️❤️❤️January 2023- RAK#3 - Feather Town USA Cross stitch Booklet- - received today! Thank you so very much, I have many blanks ready for new counted cross stitch.

AZmom875 on Jan 16, 2023:

I am so happy that you are in the Fruit of the Spirit swap. (that a coconut in case you can not tell)

LindaW on Jan 3, 2023:

Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another..

1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is kind.

BusyB on Sep 1, 2022:

Thank you for the nice goodies, the scone recipe and I so enjoyed your nice letter about what you've been doing and about your garden! I look forward to trying the scone recipe. I use applesauce in my quick breads instead of oil. Healthier! August #3 RAKS USA Surprise from Your Likes

grammypammy on Aug 31, 2022:

Thank you for the this beautiful bookmark! I love it!

August RAK #2 ~ Recycled Dinner Napkin into a Bookmark ~ 2 Winners picked Aug. 20

Hugs, Pam

AZmom875 on Aug 17, 2022:

James 1:2-4 New King James Version Profiting from Trials 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.

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